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This web site http://www.bnpparibas-am.com.au/ refers to BNP PARIBAS ASSET MANAGEMENT Australia Limited (“BNP Paribas Asset Management”) (ABN 78 008 576 449 / AFSL 223418).

The use of this internet site is subject to the terms and conditions, the privacy statement, disclaimers and any other conditions or statements contained on this website. The information provided in this website is derived from sources believed to be accurate. However, we do not undertake to keep this website updated. We are not liable to you or anyone else if errors occur in the information on this website or if that information is not up to date.

By accessing this website or by downloading any information you agree to be bound by the Terms of Use detailed below.

TERMS OF USE

In these Terms of Use, certain words (particularly capitalised ones) may have special meanings. If they do, these meanings are set out in the “General” section below.

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Australian Residents Only

The information contained in this website is provided for persons located within Australia only and is not provided to any person who is located in any other jurisdiction. Any financial products included on this website are only intended for offer within Australia and to persons receiving an offer document for the relevant financial product within Australia. The financial products or securities are not offered in the United States or to US persons (as defined in Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933), as amended. Some of the financial products referred to on this website are however, available for investment by residents of New Zealand. Please refer to the relevant Product Disclosure Statement for more information.

Governing Law

These terms and conditions are governed by the laws in force in New South Wales. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of that jurisdiction.

General Information

The information on this website is general information only and is not intended to constitute a recommendation or financial product advice. The information has been prepared without taking into account the investment objectives, financial situation or needs of any particular investor. Therefore, before acting on the information on this website, you should consider whether the information is appropriate in light of your objectives, financial situation and needs. You may wish to consult a professional adviser for further advice.

Opinions on this website are the judgment of BNP Paribas Asset Management or its affiliates at the time specified and may be subject to change without notice, they are not to be relied upon as authoritative or taken in substitution for the exercise of your judgment and are not intended to provide the sole basis of evaluation of any strategy or financial product referred to on this website. BNP Paribas Asset Management is not obliged to update or alter the information or opinions published on this website.

Accuracy of Data

BNP Paribas Asset Management gives no warranty or guarantee nor makes any representation or warranty as to the accuracy, timeliness, completeness or suitability of the data in this website. BNP Paribas Asset Management, its parent companies, subsidiaries, associated entities, or any of their agents or subcontractors, directors, employees and associates do not accept any responsibility arising in any way for errors in or omissions from the information on this website and do not accept any liability for any Loss or damage as a result of any person relying on any information on this website including any information provided by any third parties or for any inability to access this website at any time. This disclaimer is subject to any contrary provisions contained in the Competition and Consumer Act (Cth). The information on this website is based on current Australian laws and their interpretation which may change from time to time. You should seek professional advice on the implications of investing and should not rely on any information obtained from this website. If you act on any of the information contained on this website you do so wholly at your own risk.

No Guarantee of Performance

Neither BNP Paribas Asset Management, BNP Paribas or any member of the BNP Paribas Group guarantee the liquidity of the investments of any fund, the success, repayment of capital or any rate of return or the investment performance of any fund, security or other financial product included on this website. Investing in a financial product is subject to investment risk; the value of investments will vary and you may lose money by investing. The level of returns will vary and future returns may differ from past returns. No financial product included on this website is a deposit with or other liability of BNP Paribas or any other member company of BNP Paribas.

Disclosure of Interests

BNP Paribas Asset Management and its directors, employees and associates, including those involved in the preparation of this website, may own or hold positions, act as market makers or act as advisers, brokers or commercial or investment bankers in respect of any funds, securities or other financial products included on this website.

The Funds

Investors need to obtain a product disclosure statement before making any decision about whether to acquire an interest in the funds featured on this website. Investment in funds managed by BNP Paribas Asset Management may only be made by reviewing the product disclosure statement for the relevant fund and completing the application form in respect of that fund.

When the product disclosure statement is accessed electronically, you must print the entire document. Paper copies may also be obtained free of charge on request. Amounts in a product disclosure statement and on this website are in Australian dollars unless specified otherwise.

Intellectual Property Rights

Copyright and other intellectual property rights in this website (including text, graphics, logos, icons, sound recordings and software) are owned or licensed by BNP Paribas Asset Management. Other than for the purposes of, and subject to the conditions prescribed under, the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) and similar legislation which applies in your location, and except as expressly authorised by these Terms of Use, you may not in any form or by any means:

  • adapt, reproduce, store, distribute, print, display, perform, publish or create derivative works from any part of this website; or
  • commercialise any information, products or services obtained from any part of this website; without our written permission.

You must not use any of our registered or unregistered trademarks without our written permission.

Unless BNP Paribas Asset Management agrees otherwise in writing, you are provided with access to this website only for your personal use. You are authorised to print a copy of any information contained on this website for your personal use, unless such printing is expressly prohibited. Without limiting the foregoing, you may not without our written permission on sell information obtained from this website.

Privacy Policy

BNP Paribas Asset Management is bound by the Australian Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). The Privacy Act and general law place strict requirements on us to treat any personal information that we hold about you as confidential. The privacy statement detailing how we handle and protect that information may be viewed by selecting the Privacy Statement link at the bottom of each page.

Complaints procedure

BNP Paribas Asset Management has an internal complaints resolution procedure. Any complaints received will be acknowledged in writing within 5 working days and we will respond within 45 days. In the event that we cannot resolve the complaint satisfactorily, the complainant may contact the Financial Ombudsman Service Limited (tel 1800 367 287) who are independent from us and whose service is available to investors free of charge. Detailed information on how we handle complaints is available upon request.

Use of this Website

BNP Paribas Asset Management controls and maintains this website from Australia and makes no representation that the information provided on or via this website is appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you use this website from other locations, you are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

BNP Paribas Asset Management does not represent or warrant that this website functions without error or interruption. Use of this website that may hinder the use of other Internet users, that will endanger or jeopardise the functioning of this website and/or affect the information provided on or via this website or the underlying software, is not permitted.

Linked Websites

This website contains hyperlinks to other websites of third parties. These links are for convenience only and may not remain current or be maintained.

BNP Paribas Asset Management has not reviewed and is not responsible for the content or privacy practices associated with Linked websites.

Our links with Linked websites should not be construed as an endorsement, approval or recommendation by us of the owners or operators of those Linked websites, or of any information, graphics, materials, products or services referred to or contained on those Linked websites, unless and to the extent expressly stipulated to the contrary. If you click on the hyperlinks or enter into another website referenced in this website, you will leave our website and will enter into another website, which may contain information of funds and other investment products which are not authorised or available for offer to investors in Australia.

Hyperlinks to this website from third party websites are not permitted without the prior written consent of BNP Paribas Asset Management.

Communication On Line

Messages that you send to BNP Paribas Asset Management by e-mail may not be secure or may not be received by BNP Paribas Asset Management and we recommend that you do not send any confidential information to BNP Paribas Asset Management by e-mail. If you choose to send any messages to BNP Paribas Asset Management via e-mail, you accept the risk that they may be intercepted, misused and/or modified by a third party or may not be received by BNP Paribas Asset Management.

Exclusion of Liability

None of BNP Paribas Asset Management, its parent companies, subsidiaries, associated entities, or any of their agents or subcontractors, directors, officers or employees shall be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, punitive, or exemplary damages, including lost profits (even if BNP Paribas Asset Management is advised of the possibility thereof) arising in any way from, including but not limited to, (i) any defects, viruses and any other malfunctions caused to any equipment and other software in connection with access or use of this website or a Linked website, (ii) the information, or any omission from such information, provided on or via this website or a Linked website, (iii) the interception, modification or misuse of information transmitted to BNP Paribas Asset Management or transmitted to you, (iv) the functioning or non-availability of this website or a Linked website, (v) the misuse of this website, (vi) the loss of data, (vii) downloading or use of any software made available by this website, or (viii) claims of third parties in connection with the use of this website.

Amendments

BNP Paribas Asset Management reserves the right to change the information provided on or via this website, including these Terms of Use, at any time and without notice. It is recommended that you review the information provided on or via this website, including these Terms of Use, periodically for changes.

General

“BNP Paribas Asset Management” means BNP PARIBAS ASSET MANAGEMENT Australia Limited (ABN 78 008 576 449).

“We”, “us”, “our” refers to BNP PARIBAS ASSET MANAGEMENT Australia Limited (ABN 78 008 576 449).

“Loss” means any loss or damage, however caused (including through negligence) which may be directly or indirectly suffered including consequential loss and loss of profits.

“Linked website” means a website of a person other than BNP Paribas Asset Management which is hyperlinked from this website.

This “website” means the whole or any part of the web pages located at http://www.bnpparibas-am.com.au/ (including the layout of this website; individual elements of the website design; underlying code elements of this website; or text, sounds, graphics, animated elements or any other content of this website).